Jerry Don Burgess, 64, of Hornersville, Mo., died Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at his residence.
Born April 26, 1945, in Arbyrd, Mo., he was the son of Wilma Hodge Burgess Curtright and the late James Leland Burgess.
Survivors include his mother, Wilma Curtright, of Hornersville; three sons, Michael, Scott and Jeff Burgess, all of Naylor, Mo.; two daughters, Sherry Lane and Gina Burgess, both of Naylor; one brother, Joe Burgess, of Rector, Ark.; eight sisters, Vickie Burgess, of Hardy, Ark., Patsy Erlanson, of North Carolina, Brenda Priest, of Arbyrd, Polly Lewis, of Aurora, Ill., Vera Mae Bishop, of Cardwell, Mo., Kathy Blankenship, of Dolph, Ark., and Donna Burns and Jo Ann Hollis, both of Hornersville; 12 grandchildren and other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Leon and Junior Burgess and one sister, Mary Nell.
Visitation will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., today, Friday, May 22, at the McDaniel Funeral Home in Arbyrd.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, May 23, at the First Baptist Church in Arbyrd with Rev. David Powell officiating.
Burial will follow in the Lulu Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Keith Lane, Jason Jackson, Tommy Burgess, Mark Burgess, Timmy McElhaney, Paul Mason, Mike Seratt and Brandon Hollis.